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Badija

Badija

A small island in Korcula Archipelago that features 14th-century Franciscan Monastery, some nice beaches and swimming spots as well as good walks to the top of the hill with great views. It is one of the largest islands in the Archipelago situated on the east side of Korcula Old Town, about 15 minutes taxi boat ride …

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Hop on Hop off Water Taxi in Korčula Archipelago

Hop on Hop off Water Taxi in Korčula Archipelago

Newly introduced Hop on Hop off  Korcula Water Taxi is a fantastic way to explore Korcula island and its archipelago. This speedy, yellow and brand new fast catamaran, with a capacity of 12 persons is currently serving passengers daily from Korcula Town, Badija, Vrnik, Lumbarda (village center) and its beach. If …

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Badija Through History

Badija Through History

Photo Collection – Badija Through History: Here is selection of photos and prints of Badija from the early times. These images include several ‘Convento della Badia‘ prints from early 1900s (note – at the time Badija was called Badia as well as Badi – an Italian version of the name) . As …

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Views from the top of Badija Island

Views from the top of Badija Island

Views from the top of Badija Island: See also other photos of Korcula + other articles tagged ‘Views’

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Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery on Badija, built in 14th and 15th century is called The Franciscan monastery of the Assumption of the Mary. The monastery complex consists of several parts (see plan) including The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti), The Cloister , The Chapel of the Holy Cross and the monastery part. The Church of …

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Badja: The Church of Our Lady of Mercy

Badja: The Church of Our Lady of Mercy

The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti) on Badija is a part of Franciscan Monastery complex (see the plan of the complex). The church was built in 16th century as a typical Franciscan church consisting of one rectangular nave and an apsis. Built in the Gothic-Renaissance style the Church features lovely portal …

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Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross is a part of Franciscan Monastery on Badija  ( see the plan) and was built in period between 1729 and 1763 by Franciscan monks living in the Monastery at the time. It was designed by Venetian architect Giorgio Massari one of the masters of that period. Situated on …

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Badija Beaches

Badija Beaches

Badja beaches are undoubtedly among the most picturesque beaches offering large stretch of coast, several shingle beaches,  swimming spots and clear waters. A trip to Badija is an essential part of any visit to Korcula. There are several beaches and swimming spots on the island – mainly pebble / shingle beach is situated in vicinity …

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Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Above photo: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery on Badija The impressive 14th century Gothic-Renaissance cloister, adjacent to Church and Monastery from the North side (see the monastery plan), consists of four rows of stylish single and double-pillared columns enclosing the tranquil inner courtyard of the Monastery. In the middle of the courtyard, on the …

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Taxi Boat (Water Taxi) Korcula

Taxi Boat (Water Taxi) Korcula

Water Taxi Telephone Number: Call now: +385 91 444 8886 Above photo: water taxi journey from Korcula Old Town to Badija Water Taxi (Taxi Boat) in Korcula is a fast and frequent mode of transport around Korcula Archipelago – No need to book, just turn up at pick up point. The boats are great for …

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